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Jul 5, 2013 5:30pm PDT
, this is your role. as for our role, we will god willing, be open to anything once our elected president mohamed mursi is returned. >> warner: after badie spoke, many in the audience streamed across a bridge toward tahrir square and engaged in clashes with some of the anti-morsi crowd. earlier, other encounters turned violent too. at least one protestor was said to have been killed when pro- morsi demonstrators marched on the republican guard headquarters in cairo. they believed the former president was being held at the barracks, but morsi's location remains unknown. >> ( translated ): we were standing peacefully in the garden here, holding a picture of mursi and then one member of the republican guard tore up the picture and an altercation happened. they fired shots in the air and one person fell next to me, his blood is still on my hands now. >> warner: an army spokesperson later denied troops fired live ammunition, saying soldiers only used blank rounds and tear gas. there was violence elsewhere in egypt as well. in the sinai peninsula overnight, suspected islamist assailants fired rocket- p
Jul 8, 2013 5:30pm PDT
has announced he will not seek re-election next year. perry has been in office nearly 13 years, the most in texas history. he made a failed attempt last year to win the republican presidential nomination. and today, in san antonio, he left the door open for another try. >> i'll also pray and reflect and work to determine my own future path. i make this announcement with a deep sense of humility and appreciation for the time and the trust the people of this state has given me. >> sreenivasan: perry has championed conservative causes, including gun rights and opposition to abortion. he tried last month to have the state legislature adopt strict new limits on abortion. a democratic filibuster defeated the effort, but perry called a new special session to try again. on wall street today, the dow jones industrial average gained nearly 89 points to close at 15,224. the nasdaq rose five points to close near 3,485. britain celebrated today as tennis star andy murray basked in the glory of his wimbledon victory. the 26-year old scotsman is the first british winner of the men's singles t
Jul 9, 2013 10:00pm PDT
ifill. on the newshour tonight: we get the latest on the interim government's plan for new elections and an amended constitution on a day of relative calm in egypt. >> woodruff: then, we turn to politics of the lone star state, where both republicans and democrats suddenly see fresh opportunities. >> ifill: paul solman reports on performing artists learning the basics of business in order to survive in a tough economy. >> can you make a living these days as a musician without significant entrepreneurial effort? >> i don't think so. so, how do you balance, you know, doing marketing for yourself and all these other things and still keeping up your art form? >> woodruff: we update the legal wrangling over settlement claims stemming from the 2010 gulf oil spill. >> ifill: we continue our conversations about immigration reform as the house steps up to the plate. ray suarez talks with south carolina republican trey gowdy. >> woodruff: and hari sreenivasan looks at a new book that captures the stories and images of nurses on the frontlines of health care all across the country. >> pelley: >
Jul 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
a timetable for amended the egyptian constitution and electing a parliament and president. a top brotherhood cleric denounced the timetable. >> ( translated ): we do not recognize this military coup or whatever came as an aftermath of it therefore there is no need to speak about any decrees because they were issued by people without authority. rough rauf spokesman for egypt's foreign ministry brushed aside the objections. he insisted the army will have no political role in the future and he argued that leaving morsi in power would have lead to calamity. >> without the intervention by the army forces, it could have a disastrous scenario, including a possible wide range of civilian rule or conflicts among the two parts of the society. >> woodruff: mansour also appointed the prime minister today, an economist, social democrat, and supporter of the 2011 revolution. the job was originally set to go to former diplomat and nobel laureate mohammed elbaradei but objections from hard-line islamists scuttled that move. instead, elbaradei was named a vice president today. a short time later, state t.v.
Jul 12, 2013 10:00pm PDT
of perspective on their party and having lost five of the last six presidential elections popular vote, that they're not going to be competitive in a changing electric, with only white vote its. >> woodruff: but what-- is that the explanation for why the house view is so different? >> they come from white districts. there are very few with a significant latino population in their district. they also have a different attitude about big legislation. i think it's crazy, personally. what's going happen in the house is they will break up the bill into parts they like which is the border fence. and probably ignore the parts they don't like which is the path to citizenship. but they're heading in a direction that is nonpassable. they're heading towards the status quo because they're going to propose something the national will not accept and certainly the white house will not accept and the democrats already said that. so they're looking for something purist. but what we will end up with is a bill-- probably with nothing. and that will mean lower economic growth, this bill improves economic growth. it w
Jul 10, 2013 5:30pm PDT
state, bob mcdonnell was a prominent figure in the 2012 election season. the republican governor appeared in virginia alongside presidential nominee mitt romney on several occasions, and was touted as a possible national figure of the future. now, as mcdonnell wraps up his final year in office, he's confronted with mounting questions about gifts from businessman jonnie williams senior, chief executive of star scientific incorporated -- a dietary supplement manufacturer. the latest disclosure, in "the washington post", says williams gave $145,000 in cash and gifts to the mcdonnell family and a corporation owned by the governor in 2011 and 2012. according to the account, the payments to the corporation offer the first public example of money provided by williams that would directly benefit the governor and not just his family. the trail of allegations began with a chef at the governor's mansion, who was charged with taking food for his own business last year. since then, he's been talking to federal officials about mcdonnell's relationship with williams. that, in turn, has triggere
Jul 11, 2013 5:30pm PDT
't happen in this year, it's unlikely that it's going to happen in an election year. >> suarez: republicans have talked of voting on immigration before the month-long recess that begins in early august. but boehner seemed to leave some wiggle room today. >> i'm much more concerned about doing it right than i am of meeting some deadline. >> suarez: if action on immigration slides to the fall, fiscal battles over the federal budget and debt ceiling could sideline the issue indefinitely. and to the next in our immigration conversations. earlier this week, we talked with house republicans trey gowdy of south carolina and raul labrador of idaho, along with illinois democrat luis gutierrez. tonight, another democrat: arizona's raul grijalva. he is a member of the congressional hispanic caucus, and serves as co-chair of the congressional progressive caucus. i spoke with him yesterday. congressman grijalva, welcome to the program. a lot of attention is being paid to whether republicans will go for the senate bill in the house but i thought since you're co-chair of the progressive caucus we should a
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